1 Explore the website and make contact with the School

Contact the Registrar who will be happy to answer any queries that you may have about the School and who will be able to discuss all areas of the process with you

Email: amherst.admissions@lsf.org

Phone: +44 (0)1509 638280

2 Visit our School

We offer the following opportunities to visit:

Personal Tours

  • Available on school days by appointment. Come along and meet with a member of the Leadership Team and see the School at work.

Open Days

3 Apply to be considered for a place

Submit the online Registration Form

Submit the online Registration Form for International Pupils

  • Alternatively download a Registration Form for completion offline

Download our Sixth Form Registration Form

Download our Sixth Form Registration Form for International Pupils

In addition, you may wish to apply for:

A small number of significant School Assisted Places are available of up to 50% of fees (larger bursaries may be available, dependent on exceptional performance at GCSE). These are dependent upon performance in the GCSE examinations, parental income and a meeting at the School. Please indicate if you wish to apply for a SAP on the Registration Form

4 Submission of applications

There is no deadline for submitting an application however there is more flexibility regarding subject combinations for those applying before December.

Music Scholarships – 09:00 on Monday 15 January 2024.

School Assisted Places – Tuesday 31 October 2023.

5 Year 12 (Sixth Form) Entry Requirements

Entry into the Sixth Form is dependent upon ability and attitude, together with a minimum of five GCSE passes at Grade 5, or higher, including English and Mathematics, a Headteacher’s report and personal interview. Some subjects may require higher grades for entry to A Level.

6 Results

For entry to Year 12, provisional offers are made which are confirmed on GCSE results day.

7 Acceptance of an offer

When the provisional offer is made, you will be asked to confirm the subjects which your son or daughter wishes to study and to sign the parent contract.

You will be asked to contact us on GCSE results day to notify us of the grades your son or daughter has achieved and, provided they have met the requirements specified in your offer letter, the provisional offer will be confirmed straight way. Should they not meet the entry requirements, it may be possible to offer courses in alternative subjects and we would be happy to discuss the possibilities with you.

8 Induction programme

Induction for all new pupils is held on the first day of the Autumn term.